Doctor's Diary: Help for IBS sufferers may be on the way

New and emerging treatments for those with Irritable Bowel Syndrome will help diagnose their digestive problems
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CONCLUSIONS: This study confirmed a high prevalence of pollen allergy among German athletes. The majority of allergic rhinitis athletes were undertreated and the reason could be their reservations about allergy treatments. Pollen allergy tremendously reduced sports performance of athletes during the pollen season. This impact can be lessened with proper treatment such as immunotherapy. Better understanding of available treatment modalities should be provided to patients and physicians to improve sports performance of athletes suffering from pollen allergy. PMID: 30009588 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness - Category: Sports Medicine Tags: J Sports Med Phys Fitness Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 21 June 2018Source: The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In PracticeAuthor(s): Akimasa Adachi, Mayumi Komine, Hidetoshi Tsuda, Saeko Nakajima, Kenji Kabashima, Mamitaro Ohtsuki
Source: The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
Publication date: August 2018Source: Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology, Volume 202Author(s): Shugui Zheng, Guixin Qin, Jing Chen, Fei ZhangAbstractGly m 6 (glycinin) is one of the major antigenic proteins in soybeans responsible for transient hypersensitivity to soybean meal in weaned piglets. The globulin is a hexamer consisting of subunits containing basic and acidic polypeptides. Multiple acidic polypeptides have long been demonstrated to be allergens for humans and play a key role in the overall allergenicity of Gly m 6. To date, knowledge on the allergenicity of the acidic polypeptides for piglets is very limi...
Source: Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology - Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research
APMs should be encouraged to integrate precision medicine approaches, personalize patient care
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Source Type: news
AbstractAllergic diseases are inflammatory disorders that involve many types of cells and factors, including allergens, immunoglobulin (Ig)E, mast cells, basophils, cytokines and soluble mediators. Among them, IgE plays a vital role in the development of acute allergic reactions and chronic inflammatory allergic diseases, making its control particularly important in the treatment of IgE-mediated allergic diseases. This review provides an overview of the current state of IgE targeted therapy development, focusing on three areas of translational research: IgE neutralization in blood; IgE-effector cell elimination; and IgE+ B...
Source: Clinical and Translational Allergy - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 14 July 2018Source: Actas Dermo-Sifiliográficas (English Edition)Author(s): B. Encabo Durán, D. Romero-Pérez, J.F. Silvestre SalvadorAbstractParaphenylenediamine (PPD) is an amine that is mainly used as an ingredient in hair dyes and henna tattoos. The incidence of allergic contact dermatitis to PPD is increasing, particularly in younger patients. In this article, we review the main sources of PPD and the substances with which it can interact and present a practical algorithm for diagnosing and treating suspected cases of PPD allergy.ResumenLa parafenilendiamina (PPD)...
Source: Actas Dermo-Sifiliograficas - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
A β-lactam allergy is the most common suspected in-hospital drug allergy, with an incidence of 5 to 17% in hospitalized patients and up to 35% in the surgical population at the preoperative assessment clinic.1 –5 Thus, the team in the operating theater will be confronted with these patients when perioperative antibiotic prophylaxis is needed. Frequently, the consequence of a presumed β-lactam allergy is that all β-lactam antibiotics are avoided, because of the possibility of cross-reactivity, and an alternative antibiotic,e.g., clindamycin, vancomycin, or ciprofloxacin, is prescribed.1 This may be a sh...
Source: Anesthesiology - Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research
TUESDAY, July 17, 2018 -- A severe allergic reaction to food is much less serious in infants than in toddlers and older children, a new study concludes. " We found that infants, unlike older children, have a low-severity food-induced anaphylaxis,...
Source: - Daily MedNews - Category: General Medicine Source Type: news
Researchers have discovered new risk genes for hay fever in the largest genetic study on this type of allergy.
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"Chewy Chips Ahoy! made w/ Reese's Peanut Butter Cups packaging clearly shows that it contains peanuts through words and visuals," the company tweeted
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